[title State Nullification: An Idea Deeply Embedded in American]

[tag state nullification, Steve Byas]

Posted by Ada Coddington for R3publicans

Nullification — whereby states nullify the effect on their citizens of unconstitutional U.S. laws — is regularly derided, but it was designed by the Founders for that very purpose.

In today’s American history textbooks, nullification is treated as a fringe idea at best, and treasonous at worst. Yet not only did two of America’s greatest Founding Fathers (James Madison, the “Father” of the Constitution, and Thomas Jefferson, the author of the Declaration of Independence) fully embrace the concept, but nullification was employed in the Northern states to restrain the federal government, as well as in the South.

read more at https://thenewamerican.com/magazine/tna3708/page/122605/

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